Fred Martin      

Full name Frederick Martin

Born October 12, 1861, Dartford, Kent

Died December 13, 1921, Dartford, Kent (aged 60 years 62 days)

Major teams England, Kent

Also known as Nutty Martin

Nickname Nutty

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium

Frederick Martin
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 2 2 0 14 13 7.00 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 317 492 118 4545 90 12.15 0 8 120 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 3 410 141 14 6/50 12/102 10.07 2.06 29.2 0 2 1
First-class 317 67794 22901 1317 8/45 17.38 2.02 51.4 95 23
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 11-12, 1890 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 19-22, 1892 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1885 - 1900
Profile

Left-armer Frederick "Nutty" Martin played only two Tests but will have taken some consolation from finishing with a bowling average of 10.07. He grabbed 12 for 102 on debut against Australia at The Oval in 1890 -- the best figures by a debutant until Bob Massie destroyed England with 16 for 137 in 1972 - but for some reason he did not play in another Ashes Test. He continued to excel for Kent, taking 1317 first-class wickets at the startling average of 17.38. And he took ten wickets in a match on 23 occasions.
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Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1892

Country Fixtures Country Results
Gloucs v Durham at Bristol - Apr 21-24
Gloucs 303 Durham 270/4 (88 ov)
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton - Apr 21-24
Hampshire 455 Yorkshire 128/6 (43 ov)
Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury - Apr 21-24
Kent 259 & 142/7 (35 ov) Derbyshire 159
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Apr 21-24
Lancashire 109 & 152/2 (53 ov) Somerset 278
Leics v Glamorgan at Leicester - Apr 21-24
Leics 420 Glamorgan 281/4 (71 ov)
Middlesex v Essex at Lord's - Apr 21-24
Middlesex 507/7d Essex 120/4 (36 ov)
Warwickshire v Surrey at Birmingham - Apr 21-24
Warwickshire 332 Surrey 299/3 (83 ov)
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